Tag Archives: Winnipeg

Ravenscraig Makes Winnipeg Free Press Best Book List 2012

Happy New Year! I am thrilled that the Winnipeg Free Press has selected Ravenscraig as one of top fiction titles in their annual “Best of the Year” book list. The Canadian version of the book will soon be going to … Continue reading

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Storytellers: The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

I’ve been tagged in the Next Big Thing by fellow writer Mary Glickman. Mary is author of novels Home in the Morning and One More River, a 2011 National Jewish Book Award Fiction Finalist. You can read Mary’ s Next … Continue reading

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Canadian New $20 Can’t Be Laundered

So those fancy new $20 bills in Canada are pretty snazzy.  I laughed out loud when a grocery store cashier in Winnipeg gave me an impromptu review and a warning.  She jabbed a finger at the new bill and stared … Continue reading

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The Manitoba Archives – Destination Vacation

I went to Weston Elementary School when I was little and living on Gallagher Avenue in Winnipeg.  One of my strongest memories from grade three was the start of creative writing.  Our teacher would cut out pictures from magazines and … Continue reading

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Tarbut – a Journey to the Past Inspired by Ravenscraig

I am so happy for the wonderful response I am getting to the upcoming program, “Fiddler in the Golden Land”.  This is set for Thursday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 at the Tarbut Festival of Jewish Culture at the Rady Jewish … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig: Questions for the Author

I had a most unusual experience the last time I was in Winnipeg. It started with a wonderful event arranged by the Armstrong’s Point Residents Association, where I spent a lovely Saturday afternoon in September talking about the early history … Continue reading

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Readers Review Ravenscraig

Perhaps the greatest enjoyment in writing a book is getting notes from readers who are touched by the book.  This weekend I received two special notes that I would like to share. The first is from Heidi, a friend from … Continue reading

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Armstrong’s Point: Home to Ravenscraig Hall

Armstrong’s Point is among my favourite neighbourhoods in Winnipeg and was the ideal choice for the location of the fictional home Ravenscraig Hall in my novel Ravenscraig. Tucked into a bend in the Assiniboine River, the lush landscape and expansive lawns … Continue reading

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Celebrating Winnipeg’s Past

Ravenscraig,  The Blog This blog celebrates the history of Winnipeg, my hometown, and occasionally allows me to indulge in some wider observations of the world that catch my interest. Here you will find stories about Winnipeg at the turn of … Continue reading

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Next up, New York!

I am very excited to announce that I will be participating in the Jewish Book Council Network.  What a fantastic organization.  The Network program supports authors who write books that are of appeal to a Jewish audience. From the JBC website: For … Continue reading

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